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Jan 23, 2013 7:00pm EST
about revenue, cuts, whatever it may be if president obama floats chain cpi like he did before, that's reindexing down -- >> he won't do it. >> he did it before. >> he did it for ten minutes and then his budget director and chief of staff, jack lew, who is going to the treasury department, who is not qualified to that position just backed out. he caved in to the left wing of the democratic party in the senate. i think that's a good divisive issue for republicans. that's how they divide democrats. we have a couple of them, on guns and entitlements. i don't know what got into boehner today. he's too pessimistic. >> i think he's a realist. he famously told harry reid to go and do something that we can't say on the air during the fiscal cliff talks. so, no, the speaker is in high spirits and heeps got a -- he's got a lot more support today -- >> where is this annihilation talk today? >> larry, usually when you no longer have the prospect of a reelection, you become less partisan. he's just trying to nullify his base and check the boxes of those who helped him cross the finish line pip wo
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 7:00pm EST
spending. let's reform entitlements. let's get the deficit down. big picture stuff that never really surfaced in the obama administration. >> it absolutely didn't. and again, perhaps that's a reason the council is going away. the recommendations that -- the big picture items that the council recommended were never really adopted by the obama administration, never pursued, despite the fact that these are people the president appointed and had significant business experience. and somebody again that would lend credibility to us as republicans and democrats in congress as a way to come together to get this country's economy moving. in my view, the situation has not changed. in fact, as we saw by the numbers you just reported, the lack of jobs, the slowing of the economy are still here, perhaps getting more evidence that things are going in the wrong direction, not the right direction. and all the more reason to have something to coalesce around the darn partisanship of washington, d.c. and the differences between congress. and i could say every time i say to my democratic colleagues tha
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